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Colombian protesters return to streets amid disputes with government

Colombian protesters return to streets amid disputes with government

Colombians across the country took to the streets on Wednesday after the government failed to reach an agreement with the organizers of protests that have continued for two weeks.

Humiliated at polls, Hong Kong's Lam acknowledges discontent with government

Humiliated at polls, Hong Kong's Lam acknowledges discontent with government

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam acknowledged on Tuesday that the record turnout in local elections won by pro-democracy candidates highlighted dissatisfaction with her administration ...

Former Trump advisor accuses White House of blocking Twitter access

Former Trump advisor accuses White House of blocking Twitter access

Former Trump National Security Advisor John Bolton said the White House denied him access to his Twitter account after his dismissal in early September ...

Kuwaiti Amir accepts government resignation

Kuwaiti Amir accepts government resignation

Kuwait's Amir on Thursday accepted the resignation of the government, two days after parliament filed a no-confidence motion against Interior Minister Sheikh Khalid al-Jarrah al-Sabah ...

Somali government receives Qatari donation

Somali government receives Qatari donation

The Somali government has received a donation from Qatar. It consists of equipment and machinery donated by the Ministry of Municipality and Environment in addition to six boats provided by the Ministry of Interior.

Moldova's fledgling government brought down by no confidence vote

Moldova's fledgling government brought down by no confidence vote

Moldova's government was brought down by a no-confidence vote on Tuesday, threatening more instability just five months after pro-Western Prime Minister Maia Sandu ...

Thousands of students join anti-government protests in Iraq

Thousands of students join anti-government protests in Iraq

Thousands of Iraqi students took to the streets across several provinces on Monday to join ongoing anti-government demonstrations.

Majority of Filipinos approve government drug war, survey finds

Majority of Filipinos approve government drug war, survey finds

A large majority of Filipinos remain satisfied with the government's controversial anti-drug campaign, a survey has shown, despite the killings of thousands of suspected drug suspects drawing criticism ...

Italy's president gives Conte green light to form new government

Italy's president gives Conte green light to form new government

Italy's president asked Giuseppe Conte to head up a coalition of the 5-Star Movement and opposition Democratic Party (PD) on Thursday, a move could that could improve Italy's fractious relations with the European Union.

Time running out for negotiations on new Italian coalition government

Time running out for negotiations on new Italian coalition government

Italy's Five Star Movement (M5S) and Democratic Party (PD) renewed efforts Wednesday to work out a coalition deal ahead of a looming deadline for an agreement.

Somalia's Jubbaland president wins new term amid rift with central government

Somalia's Jubbaland president wins new term amid rift with central government

The president of Jubbaland, a Somali region critical to East Africa's fight against al Shabaab militants, won a new term on Thursday, amid a growing rift between the federal government and its semi-autonomous states.

Congo health minister resigns over government handling of Ebola

Congo health minister resigns over government handling of Ebola

Congo's health minister, Oly Ilunga, resigned on Monday in protest at the presidency's announcement last week that it was stripping his team of control over the response to the Ebola outbreak.